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June 28, 2013By coach Silva of Next Level Athletics Sports
NLA would like to introduce to Katy, Texas our NEW Track/Speed
COACH Anjanette Kirkland USATF Level 1 Certified Coach
Please view her extensive GOLD MEDAL certified and degreed profile, VERY IMPRESSIVE! She is a proven athlete in her field just like the rest of the NLA staff.
We are careful when we choose our Pro Coaches and Coach AJ is one we are confident, secure and proud to have!
Coach AJ will be our SPEED EXPERT FOR ALL SPORTS! She will announce camp dates in July, GOLD MEDAL SPEED IS WEEKS AWAY!
High School: O.W. Holmes (1992)
College: Texas A&M University (1997) B.S. in Agricultural Development; University of Incarnate Word (2011) Master of Science in Sports Management
Worked with accomplished and world recognized track and field coaches such as: Abe Brown, Curtis Frye, John Smith, Dennis Mitchell, Tony Dees.
• Current High School Record Holder in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles
• 1992 Ranked No.2 nationally in the 300 hurdles and No.3 in the 100 hurdles with times of 42.04 and 13.99
• 1992 Ranked No.1 in Texas in both events
• 1992 District and Regional Champion in the 100 and 300 hurdles
• 1992 State Champion in the 100 hurdles
• 1991 &1992 State Runner-up in the 300 hurdles
• Participated in Basketball earning All-District, Newcomer of the Year and All-city Honors
1992: Bests of 13.99 (100mH) & 42.25 (300mH)
1991: Best of 63.27 (400mH)
1990: Best of 43.8 (300mH)
• At Texas A&M University, Anjanette Kirkland completed her collegiate career as the most decorated female student-athlete in the university’s history and in 2003 was inducted into Texas A&M Hall of Fame.
• Kirkland closed out the Southwest Conference as the most decorated hurdler in its history. Kirkland won three consecutive SWC crowns in the 55-meter hurdles from 1994-96 and two straight conference titles in the 100-meter hurdles from 1994-95.
Kirkland owns the SWC all-time best in the 55 hurdles (7.61), as well as the SWC meet record (7.68). Kirkland also ran the fastest 100 hurdles in SWC history, a wind-aided 12.89 in 1995. Eight-time ALL-AMERICAN
1997:1st place, 100m hurdles, Big 12 Outdoor Championships 1st place, 400m hurdles, Big 12 Outdoor Championships
1996: 1st place, 55-m hurdles, SWC Indoor Championships
1995: 1st place, 100-m hurdles SWC Outdoor Championships 2nd place, 400-m hurdles, SWC Outdoor Championships 1st place, 55-m hurdles, SWC Indoor Championships 1st place, Distance Medley Relay, SWC Indoor Championships
1994: 1st place, 100-m hurdles, SWC Outdoor Championships 1st place, 55-m hurdles, SWC Indoor Championships
1993: 2nd place, 100-m hurdles SWC Outdoor Championships
1997: Semifinalist, 100m hurdles, World Outdoor Championships 2nd place, 100m Hurdles USATF Outdoor Championships 2nd place, 100m hurdles NCAA Outdoor Championships
1996: Qualifier, 100m hurdles, U.S. Olympic Trials
1995: Semifinalist, 100m hurdles, USTF Outdoor Championships 2nd place, 100m hurdles, NCAA Indoor Championships 3rd place, 55m hurdles, NCAA Indoor Championships
1994: 3rd place, 100m hurdles, NCAA Outdoor Championships Finalist, 55m hurdles, NCAA Indoor Championships
1993: Semifinalist, 100m hurdles NCAA Outdoor Championships
1997: 2nd in 100mH at USA Outdoors (12.74 PR)...2nd in100mH (12.92) at NCAA; second leg on 4x100 (45.13, 5th in heat)... 6th in 60mH semi at USA Indoor (8.33)...won 100mH (12.70w) and 400mH (57.75 PR) at Big 12...7th in 100mH semi at World Champs (13.04)...best of 12.74 and 57.75.
1996: Won 55mH (7.68) at SWC...8th in 55mH (7.72) at NCAA Indoor; ran on 6th-place 4x400 (3:37.61)...6th in 100mH quarterfinal at Olympic Trials (13.32w)...best of 13.24.
1995: 2nd in 100mH at NCAA (13.09)... 3rd in 55mH (7.64 PR) at NCAA Indoor...won 55mH (7.75 MR) at SWC Indoor; ran leg on winning distance medley... won 100mH at SWC (13.11w); 2nd in 400mH (61.07)... 7th in semi of 100mH at USA Outdoors...best of 13.09 and 61.07.
1994: 3rd in 100mH at NCAA (13.41)...7th in 100mH at USA Outdoors ...won 55mH (7.75 MR) at SWC Indoor...won 100mH at SWC (13.44) ...best of 13.22.
1993: 2nd in SWC 100mH (13.48); 4th in 400mH (60.81)...6th in 100mH semi (13.63) at NCAA...bests of 13.49 and 58.98
2007: 2nd Dakar Grand Prix (13.13), 4th at Qatar Athletic Super GP (12.99), 1st at Modesto Relays (12.85)
2006: 4th at Adidas Classic (12.74), 7th at Athens Super Grand Prix (13.50)
2005: 5th at USA Outdoors (12.91), 3rd at Reebok (12.58), 2nd at Lausanne (12.65), 1st at Rome (12.57), 1st at Zagreb GP (12.67), 2nd at London (12.62)... ranked #7 in the world (#3 U.S.) by T&FN best of 12.57.
2004: 3rd at USA Indoors 60mH (7.99), 5th in 100mH at Nike Prefontaine Classic (12.90), 7th in 60mH at Adidas Boston Indoor Games (8.29), 4th in 60mH at Verizon Millrose Games (8.13), 5th in 60mH at Tyson Foods Invitational (8.21).
2003: Gave birth to daughter Jadin on May 4.
2002: 3rd at USATF Outdoors (12.85), 1st at Zagreb (12.82), 1st at Rieti (12.85), 2nd at Brussels (12.62), 2nd in Paris 12.63), 3rd in Athens (12.82), 3rd at Grand Prix Final (12.62)... ranked #4 in the world, #2 U.S. by T&FN best of 12.62.
2001: Won gold at World Indoors in PR time of 7.85 won gold at World Outdoors (12.42 PR) won 60mH at U.S. Indoors (7.97), 3rd at USA Outdoors (13.14), bronze medalist at Goodwill Games (12.92)... ranked #2 in world (#2 U.S.) by T&FN best of 12.42.
2000: DNF in qualifying 100mH at U.S. Olympic Trials (injured hamstring)... 3rd at Air Force Millrose Games (7.97) and Adidas DC Invitational at 60mH (8.19)...in Golden League competition, finished 2nd at Rome (12.66) and 5th at Brussels (12.85), Monaco (12.88) and Berlin (12.97)... ranked #8 in world (#4 in U.S.) 100 hurdles by T&FN... Best of 7.88 (indoors) and 12.63 (outdoors).
1999: 7th in semis at USA Outdoors (14.50w)...ranked #7 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 12.91.
1998: 8th in 60mH at USA Indoor (8.20)...7th in USA Outdoors (13.13)...7th in Zurich GP (12.89)...ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 12.83.
National Rankings (by Track and Field News)
2006: Ended season early for surgery
2005: No. 7 in World, No. 4 in U.S.
2004: Injured- Missed Olympic Trials
2003: Gave birth to daughter
2002: No. 4 in World, No. 2 in U.S.
2001: No. 2 in World, No. 2 in U.S.
2000: No. 8 in World, No. 4 in U.S.
1999: No. 7 in U.S.
1998: No. 5 in U.S.
1997: No. 3 in U.S.
1996: Outdoor Redshirted- Injured
1995: No. 9 in U.S.
1994: No. 7 in U.S.
2011 San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame Nominee- San Antonio, Tx
2011 Texas A&M Hall of Fame Selection Committee
Texas Sports Museum- Southwest Conference exhibit (have awards and achievements)
Notable of San Antonio
2004 Inducted in Texas A&M University Hall of Fame
2001 San Antonio Express-News Sportswoman of the Year
2001 Hurdler of the Year (Women’s Development Committee, USATF)
2001 World Indoor and Outdoor Gold medalist
2001 Bronze medalist at Goodwill Games 2001 U.S. Indoor Champion
1997 U.S Outdoor runner-up
1997 Big 12 Performer of the Year
Education/ Certification/ Awards
2011 Outstanding Sports Management Student Award at University of the Incarnate Word Master of Science, Sports Management,University of the Incarnate Word, May 2011
USATF Level 1 Certified Coach, December 2009
Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Development, Texas A&M University, May 1997 Full-scholarship member of the Texas A&M Women’s Track and Field team Facts:
• Army “brat”
• Attend five elementary schools, two middle schools, and four high schools
• Lived overseas from 1st grade-3rd grade in Holland, and 7th-9th grade in Germany
• Single mother of two children (boy and girl)
• Texas Sports Museum- Southwest Conference exhibit(have awards and achievements) • Notable of San Antonio
• 2011 Texas A&M Hall of Fame Selection Commitee
Clinics and Camps
1998 University of South Carolina Track & Field Clinic Columbia, SC
2011 1st Annual Big Sky Hurdle Camp Billings, MT
2012 Jan 14-15 FLYPAF Youth Coaches Track and Field Clinic Fort Lauderdale, Fl
March 10 Champions of Track and Field Houston,Tx June 11-15 Back to the Basics Speed Camp-High School Southwest Ranches, Fl 33330
June 18-23 Back to the Basics Speed Camp-Middle School Southwest Ranches, Fl 33330
June 25-29 Back to the Basics Speed Camp-Elementary School Southwest Ranches, Fl 33330 August 4-5 Sweet Rebound Basketball Camp Weston, Fl